26 Jul 2022

Full-Time Projects & Events Officer

RACS  Wellington $80,000 - $90,000 package including super

Job Description

About the role

This permanent 1.0FTE position will work closely with relevant RACS staff in both AoNZ and Australia plus surgeon stakeholders to ensure the well-organised and timely delivery of events and projects in Aotearoa New Zealand.  This includes consultation and collaborative working; coordination and completion of documentation; and participation in meetings and other activities connected to each event / project.

Skills and experience 

  • Experience in coordinating and completing projects and / or events, including planning, consultation with stakeholders and document preparation.
  • Sound verbal communication skills with ability to communicate clearly, confidently and respectfully.
  • Demonstrated high level skills in writing and editing, with attention to detail to a high level of accuracy.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, including the ability to effectively prioritise, multitask and work under pressure.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships at all levels.


At our organisation, we are proud to have such a positive impact on improving health outcomes in the community. Our people are very important to us and we treat everyone fairly and are mindful of our colleagues and their wellbeing. Working at RACS you will thrive in our environment where we recognise, we are all one team. Our employees are at their best when they have balance in their lives, so by joining our team you will have:

  • flexibility to combine working from home with time spent in the office.
  • access to mental wellbeing app Groov.
  • wellbeing reimbursement.
  • gifted additional leave at the end of the year.
  • access to online learning portal THRIVE with a catalogue of 70,000+ courses.
  • access to an Employee Assistance Program which includes counselling for personal and work related issues, support for family members, legal support, career development and planning, nutrition & lifestyle advice as well as financial counselling.

We truly care about our employees’ health and wellbeing and encourage our people to bring their whole selves to work.

About the company

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is a not for profit, membership-based organisation leading the way in surgical performance, professionalism and patient care in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia.

With service to our members at the forefront of our business, we support ongoing learning and development for our surgical workforce of more than 7,000 surgeons and 1,300 surgical trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates.

RACS is on an exciting journey to transform the way our members engage with us by making improvements across many aspects of the College – from learning and development to technology and governance. We are focusing on collaboration and innovation to better serve our members and to enhance the contribution of surgeons to the community.

How to apply?

To apply for this role please submit your application by visiting the link below:


Enquiries can be directed to [email protected] however applications emailed to this address will not be accepted.   

RACS is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion in our workforce. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) recognises Māori as the tāngata whenua (people of the land) of Aotearoa New Zealand and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people as the traditional landowners of Australia. We are committed to creating employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Māori and building an environment that is inclusive, culturally safe and appropriate.

This position may require some evening work for meetings outside of normal work hours and that time given can be taken back at a later date. There will also be some travel required.

As this role is likely to involve work activities in external health and business venues, all AoNZ team members are required to be fully vaccinated and boostered against COVID-19.

Job Category: Office and Admin. Job Type: Full-Time.

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